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Harry Potter: A Top Twitter Trend of 2009

Posted by: sue
December 15, 2009, 10:09 PM

Harry Potter has been on many minds of late, and is apparently the subject of many a tweet. Twitter, the communication system that lets you reach people around the world in 140 characters or less, has released their Top Trends for 2009. As noted in the Washington Post with the full list here, "Harry Potter" was the Top Movie trend edging out communications about films "New Moon," "District 9," "Paranormal Activity," and "Star Trek."

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1428 Points

Whoo! Go Harry! I love it that we beat out the Twilight Saga!

Posted by jenbabe705 on December 15, 2009, 10:58 PM report to moderator
3048 Points

I am not surprised to hear that this has been the case. Such is the devotion for so many people around the world to this franchise and to this fandom that no other cultural product or artifact could even begin to conceive of even attempting to compete with the hearts that Harry has captured.

Posted by Kirk on December 15, 2009, 10:58 PM report to moderator
32 Points

above New Moon! WOOT!

Posted by aleahmora on December 15, 2009, 11:18 PM report to moderator
310 Points

It’s always nice to see New Moon somewhere below Harry Potter, everything’s in its rightful place. :D

Posted by accioangela on December 16, 2009, 01:31 AM report to moderator
803 Points

I’m happy to beat new moon, I admit that, though I do find it a little surprising. (I am a casual twilight fan btw). Harry Potter as a movie franchise has never failed to take a good 900mil at the box office and though twilight’s numbers are teeny tiny compared to that, that franchise and everyone in it is suddenly everywhere (unlike most of our young actors who don’t do many outside projects or make a terrible amount of appearances – of course when you’re shooting 9 months out of the year every year for a decade that can be quite difficult). but I seriously would have thought new moon would have had HP beat in this regard given they’ve even got Taylor Lautner hosting snl. (horrendous ep – they shouldve got Dan! perhaps next year for the DH release?)

Posted by abandonedboyjon on December 16, 2009, 03:03 AM report to moderator
683 Points

Yay for Harry! @rettophantom agreed,but it still feels good seeing HP on the top spot :)

Posted by xxIBelieveInNarglesxx on December 16, 2009, 03:22 AM report to moderator
120 Points

great!!!love harry so much but twilight & new moon is also nice but they cant beat harry ever:)

Posted by klcf_rhea[FTC!] on December 16, 2009, 03:48 AM report to moderator
2579 Points

Awesome! Harry Potter beat New Moon! Sweet! Go HP fans!

Posted by Wendelin the Weird on December 16, 2009, 07:51 AM report to moderator
3703 Points

Yay! I’m sure next year will be the same! Deathly Hallows will be BIG :)

Posted by Christine on December 16, 2009, 07:59 AM report to moderator
3417 Points


Posted by paul_hp_fan [OoM2] *ROAR* on December 16, 2009, 09:32 AM report to moderator
23764 Points

It’s nice to know the HP fandom is still going strong! :D

Posted by PhoenixFlight [ITC!] on December 16, 2009, 01:14 PM report to moderator
4452 Points

Ooooh :) Impressive! Although I have Twitter and see the point of it… I just don’t use it!
I’m just checking the full list…
Cool :)

Posted by Beazy :) (Formerly: MidnightSun321 ) {!!ROAR!!} on December 16, 2009, 02:43 PM report to moderator
4852 Points

Go HP! You can beat them all!!!!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on December 16, 2009, 03:43 PM report to moderator
189 Points

Yes! Harry on Twitter for ever!

Posted by CatAlly on December 16, 2009, 03:54 PM report to moderator
6941 Points

That is very awesome that Harry Potter beat New Moon on that list!

Posted by harrypotter1991{ROAR} on December 16, 2009, 04:35 PM report to moderator
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